Melinda S. Loveless M.D.

 Melinda  S. Loveless M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Rehabilitation Medicine, Spine, Sports Medicine

Services

Rehabilitation Medicine, Spine Center, Sports Medicine Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health

Languages

English

Locations

Primary Location

Sports Medicine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Sports Concussion Program at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.744.8000|Map It 


Spine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Spine Center at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Bio

Melinda S. Loveless, M.D., is a sports and spine physician and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. 

Dr. Loveless received her M.D. from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. She first came to the University of Washington as an intern and resident in rehabilitation medicine. She then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (now known as Shirley Ryan AbilityLab) and Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. She is board-certified in sports medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Her clinical interests include non-operative sports and musculoskeletal injuries and musculoskeletal ultrasound. She holds special interest in hip pain, female athletes and pregnancy-related musculoskeletal pain, concussion and spine care including management of acute pain and performing interventional lumbar spine procedures. Her research interest is focused on musculoskeletal ultrasound.

Personal Interests

Dr. Loveless enjoys soccer, hiking, camping, kayaking and travelling in her spare time.

Affiliations

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
Univ. of Arkansas for Medical SciencesMedical education2010
Rehabilitation Institute of ChicagoFellowshipSports Medicine
UW - Dept. of Rehabilitation MedicineResidencyPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2016
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabSports Medicine2016
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